After graduating from the University of Washington School of Dentistry, Dr August de Oliveira completed a GPR at the VA Sepulveda in Los Angeles where he learned how to place dental implants. Dr de Oliveira has been a CEREC Basic and Advanced trainer since 2004 and lectures nationally for Sirona on Conebeam technology and Guided Surgery. He has beta tested CEREC, Galileos as well as the Opti and CEREC guides. Dr de Oliveira has served as the lead clinician for Implant Direct Sybron and has been involved in the development of Guided Surgery Programs such as Blue Sky Plan, Anatomage, and Cybermed. Dr de Oliveira has authored two implant books, “Implants Made Easy” and “Guided Implantology Made Easy.” Dr de Oliveira is a forum moderator for Dentaltown.com’s Implantology and Mini Implants sections. He maintains a private practice in Encino, California 4 days a week and lives in Santa Monica with his wife and two children.